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Tue May 17 2016
International Days of Action to Boycott Driscoll's
Tue May 17 2016
Days of Action in Solidarity with San Quintin and Sakuma Farmworkers
On two consecutive Saturdays, May 7 and May 14, farmworkers called for an international day of action to bring attention to the ongoing struggles in the berry fields in Washington State and San Quintin, Mexico. May 7 was initiated by Familias Unidas por la Justicia in Washington state, while Sindicato Independiente Nacional Democratico De Jornaleros Agricolas (SINDJA) farmworkers in San Quintin, Mexico called for a global day of action on May 14. Demonstrations took place in many locations, including Mexico City; Burlington, WA; Portland and Eugene, Oregon; and Eureka, Rohnert Park, Fairfield, San Leandro, Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and San Diego, California.

Democracy Now!, the award-winning independent daily global news program, visited Burlington, WA to speak with farmworkers, and also covered an informational picket at Costco with supporters. The segment originally aired on May 9, 2016.

imc_photo.gifRead More and View Photos | imc_photo.gifimc_video.gifDemonstration at Costco and Whole Foods in Santa Cruz | imc_photo.gifimc_video.gifDemonstration In Watsonville

Previous Coverage: May Day March for Beach Flats Garden and Boycott Driscoll's || Driscoll’s Runs Away At Watsonville Earth Day || UFW Tries to Silence Boycott Driscoll’s Activists at Cesar Chavez March || Washington State Farmworkers Launch West Coast Tour in Solidarity with San Quintín || Boycott Driscoll's Action at Whole Foods Market in Santa Cruz || Boycott Driscoll’s Action in Watsonville || U.S. and Mexican Workers Call for Boycott of Driscoll’s Berries
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